How Much do College History Teachers Make in California?

Do college history teachers in California make a lot of money? What is the average pay for California college history teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college history teachers in California earn an average of $117,870 a year.

This is 40% more than college history teachers nationwide and 92% more than the typical California worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
California College History Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $184,840
75th $146,150
50th $109,730
25th $76,440
10th $52,450
California College History Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Fresno $144,240
Los Angeles $127,460
Riverside $106,150
Sacramento $110,870
San Diego $114,750
San Francisco $107,320
California College History Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $117,870
2018 $103,940
2017 $105,250
2016 $106,420
2015 $95,840
2014 $92,340
2013 $88,960
2012 $101,630
2011 $98,500